Coming to America

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Coming to America

Post by 3DOKid » Wed Jun 22, 2011 8:20 pm

The 3DOkid world tour 2011 continues unabated. Two trips to America are lined up. Santa Clara next week no less, and Las Vegas in August.

If anyone has any tips on how to enjoy Vegas more than I did last year, they would be greatly received. I'm staying at The Encore. I'm no gambler really, but a Dave and Busters or similar would go down a treat :)

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Post by phatrat1982 » Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:01 pm

I just moved here from NV and I lived there for 12 years and only went to Vegas once, and for a school trip. So sorry I won't be much help. I got 'friends' in Vegas I could hook you up with but the problem is they are not the best kind of 'friends'.

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Post by knightintosh » Wed Jun 22, 2011 10:59 pm

3DOkid, what IS your job? Accountant for Trip Hawkins?
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Post by Austin » Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:20 am

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Post by Calavera » Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:26 am

phatrat1982 wrote:I just moved here from NV and I lived there for 12 years and only went to Vegas once, and for a school trip. So sorry I won't be much help. I got 'friends' in Vegas I could hook you up with but the problem is they are not the best kind of 'friends'.
If 3DO needs any weed or pills I'm sure he will take you up on that offer :twisted:
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Post by phatrat1982 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:28 am

oh um no I meant they are shady people well ok maybe they do deal in um stuff but I wouldn't know I am clean. I do know they like to party though.

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Post by Vance » Thu Jun 23, 2011 10:04 am

I believe I've noted before, but to be safe: Casino arcades > Dave & Busters. To help parents ignore their kids, casinos crank up the value. We found the multi-screen, six player X-Men brawler set to give nine lives per quarter. The casino proper was ignored as we flipped the game several times on a few dollars.

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Post by 3DOKid » Tue Jun 28, 2011 3:12 am

I'm in Santa Clara now. I should be tired, I'm not, but I'm a little hazy as to what day it is. The laptop says Tuesday but it also say's 3:10am so I'm not trusting that, it's not dark for starters. The phone says Monday 7pm but I've been up for 21 hours and I've seen 7pm twice now. Damn tricky technology.

I do know it's warmer in the UK. Which is shocking.

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Post by phatrat1982 » Tue Jun 28, 2011 4:11 am

well the only places we went to in Vegas were MGM Grand, New York New York and Circus Circus, Circus Circus was pretty good for non-casino fun the other two were just to massive for me I am small town person so I only ever went to Vegas just that one time and it was for school. We had a track meet there.

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Post by Austin » Tue Jun 28, 2011 4:22 am

If your company ever flies you to DC, you can have a drink on me. :)

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Post by 3DOKid » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:38 pm

Austin wrote:If your company ever flies you to DC, you can have a drink on me. :)
I won't forget :)

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Post by 3DOKid » Tue Jun 28, 2011 12:39 pm

America can hold it's own in the: Doesn't this look exotic stakes.

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Post by bitrate » Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:00 pm

Hey 3DOKid, it's only a 6-7 hour drive to my location (Los Angeles).
Come on down and we'll share a brew while playing Need For Speed. :wink:

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Post by 3DOKid » Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:11 pm

bitrate wrote:Hey 3DOKid, it's only a 6-7 hour drive to my location (Los Angeles).
Come on down and we'll share a brew while playing Need For Speed. :wink:
:( I'm going home tomorrow.

I'm still fully intending to do a grand tour of this country. It really is awesome. There's lot's of things, that you americans probably think is dumb, that I want to see and do here. Not least of all meet some of you guys :)

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Post by Trev » Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:34 pm

3DOKid wrote:There's lot's of things, that you americans probably think is dumb, that I want to see and do here. Not least of all meet some of you guys :)
We gotta do the Skype thing.
Most wanted - Eye of Typhoon, 3DO Magazines issues #14 & #15, Pro Stadium, Defcon 5

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Post by 3DOKid » Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:30 pm

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Post by Trev » Wed Jun 29, 2011 7:28 pm

Yes! :D
Most wanted - Eye of Typhoon, 3DO Magazines issues #14 & #15, Pro Stadium, Defcon 5

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